Sancerre (100% Sauvignon Blanc), La Grande Côte, François Cotat, 2010, Loire Valley Sancerre. Its one of those french words that just rolls off the tongue. Everyone loves to say it. Just like “Chardonnay,” there is no confusion how to pronounce it…and, therefore, all Americans love it. Even old Uncle Earl can sound sophisticated when he […]
Monthly Archive for July, 2012
Your prayers have been answered, fireball lovers.
In 6 days, The Jewel sets sail on the East River. Its destination? Pure, acid-pounding bliss. Its fuel to get you there? Riesling, and the downright f’in most rocking line-up of music that wise old waterway has ever seen. Ladies and gentlemen, we, your rambunctious crew of merry making ambassadors from Hearth & Terroir, are […]
While sitting in Astoria Park, we just realized we are surrounded by bees. Literally thousands of bees. It seems we struck right when the clover is hot and heavy, and the bees are juiced. Our strategy for survival? Opening of bottle of Boony Doon Albarino 2011. A 100% Albarino blend of 50% grapes from the […]
The first four months of being a new parent are sort of like being stuck in slow-moving quicksand. Or as if Han Solo were only half-frozen in the carbonite. You feel your world moving around you, but your focus becomes laser-attuned to that little being now occupying your house, with the apparatuses of baby-rearing strewn […]